Prime lenses are lenses with a fixed focal length, which means that you can’t zoom them at all, which may sound odd, but they do have distinct advantages. Zoom lenses have their obvious advantage, as they allow you to change how the photo is cropped, but this comes at a price; quality and aperture. The post should clear up any misconceptions you have about either, and help you to find the right lens for you.
I’ve been writing on this site for a while now, and I’ve put together a lot of good content, but the trouble is that a lot of it can be hard to find, especially if you don’t know what you’re looking for. This post will walk you though everything that a beginner in photography should learn, and in the order that they’re supposed to learn it. Welcome to my 100th post.
When it comes down to quality for price, bang for buck, a 50mm 1.8 is one of the best lenses on the market, and an upgrade that I recommend to every new SLR user. For a very small investment of $105 for the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 or slightly more for Nikon, you can have one of the best upgrades that you can make to your camera.
The biggest software usually has the biggest price tags and for amateur photographers, they’re just not an option. But this doesn’t mean that you have to go without, because there’s plenty of free alternatives out there that come very close to matching the real deal. Here’s a list of alternatives to the most popular photo software on the market.